Best Of Lang Lang

Best Of Lang Lang

by Lang Lang
     
 
Lang Lang, at 28, is a phenomenon unique in the world today: “His enormous variety of color and texture, of dynamic range and rhetorical gesture, is dazzling. He can sing and sustain a line, knows where to subordinate accompanying figures, and achieves a huge range of articulation,” comments the BBC Music Magazine. The Chicago Tribune hailed him as “the

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Lang Lang, at 28, is a phenomenon unique in the world today: “His enormous variety of color and texture, of dynamic range and rhetorical gesture, is dazzling. He can sing and sustain a line, knows where to subordinate accompanying figures, and achieves a huge range of articulation,” comments the BBC Music Magazine. The Chicago Tribune hailed him as “the greatest, most exciting piano talent in years”. Since his first Deutsche Grammophon release in 2003 (Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn First Piano Concertos), Lang Lang has gone on to an impressive international career and built a solid catalog of recordings. This compilation brings together some of his best performances throughout the years and makes them available at an attractive price. Selections by Liszt, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart, Satie, Tchaikovsky, Schumann and Rachmaninov and the pianist is joined by such conductors as Daniel Barenboim and Christoph Eschenbach. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
08/24/2010
Label:
Deutsche Grammophon
UPC:
0028948042289
catalogNumber:
001466002
Rank:
121291

Tracks

  1. Prelude for piano No.6 in G minor, Op. 23/5: Alla marcia  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Merle Kersten
  2. Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood) for piano, Op. 15: 7. Träumerei  - Robert Schumann  - Merle Kersten
  3. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 3. Allegro con fuoco  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Daniel Barenboim  -  Chicago Symphony Orchestra  - Merle Kersten
  4. Nocturne for piano No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27/2, CT. 115: Lento sostenuto  - Frédéric Chopin  - Merle Kersten
  5. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Christoph Eschenbach  - Valery Gergiev  - Merle Kersten  -  Mariinsky (Kirov) Theater Orchestra  -  Orchestre de Paris
  6. Gnossienne for piano No. 1  - Erik Satie  - Merle Kersten
  7. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21, CT. 48: 2. Larghetto  - Frédéric Chopin  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Merle Kersten  - Zubin Mehta
  8. Piano Sonata No. 10 in C major, K. 330 (K. 300h): 2. Andante cantabile  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Merle Kersten
  9. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: 3. Rondo  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Christoph Eschenbach  - Merle Kersten  -  Orchestre de Paris
  10. Etude for piano No. 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16: Lento ma non troppo  - Frédéric Chopin  - Christoph Eschenbach  - Merle Kersten  -  Orchestre de Paris
  11. Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 3. Presto  - Felix Mendelssohn  - Vladimir Horowitz  - Franz Liszt  - Daniel Barenboim  -  Chicago Symphony Orchestra  - Christoph Eschenbach  - Merle Kersten  -  Orchestre de Paris
  12. Liebesträume, notturno for piano No. 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/3 (LW A103/3)  - Franz Liszt  - Christoph Eschenbach  - Merle Kersten  -  Orchestre de Paris

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